Coast Guard responds to platform natural gas release near Corpus Christi, Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ The Coast Guard responded to a report of an oil platform natural gas release approximately three miles offshore of Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of white smoke billowing with a loud and consistent jet engine-like sound from a Magellan E&P owned platform three Leer másCoast Guard responds to platform natural gas release near Corpus Christi, Texas[…]

USCG aircrew member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescues

MCCLELLAN, Calif. — A Coast Guard aircrew member received the Distinguished Flying Cross award Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento for rescues made in North Carolina during 2018’s Hurricane Florence. Petty Officer 2nd Class David Paquin, an aviation survival technician at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for demonstrating Leer másUSCG aircrew member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescues[…]

Coast Guard medevac fallen hiker near Hoh, Washington

HOH, Wash.​ — A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew medevac a hiker Sunday in Olympic National Park near Hoh. At 5:30 p.m., watchstanders at Sector Puget Sound were notified of the fallen hiker and directed the aircrew to rescue.​ A Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy on scene reported the hiker Leer másCoast Guard medevac fallen hiker near Hoh, Washington[…]

Coast Guard rescue two kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island

SAN PEDRO, Calif. —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue two women kayakers who were stranded on Anacapa Island, Tuesday.​ At approximately 3:00 p.m., 911 dispatchers relayed a call from the kayakers, who were stranded on a rocky​ outcropping, to Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Leer másCoast Guard rescue two kayakers stranded on Anacapa Island[…]

Coast Guard aircrew receive awards for rescue 2 firefighters of the flames

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew received the awards for rescue of two firefighters in a mountainside engulfed in flames. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif.​ — Rear Adm. Brian Penoyer, the Eleventh Coast Guard District commander,​ presented Distinguished Flying Crosses to Cmdr. Derek Schramel, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter pilot, and Petty Officer 1st Class Graham McGinnis, an Leer másCoast Guard aircrew receive awards for rescue 2 firefighters of the flames[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 from stranded jet ski near Brigantine, New Jersey

BRIGANTINE, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescue two people who were stranded on a jet ski that ran aground in near Brigantine, New Jersey, Monday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were notified at approximately 4 p.m., from the mother one of the passengers regarding two people in need of Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 from stranded jet ski near Brigantine, New Jersey[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 people from sinking vessel near Whitesboro, Calif. ​

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescue two people after their sailing vessel began taking on water one nautical mile offshore from Albion River near Whitesboro, Calif., Sunday.​ Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay command center watchstanders received a notification just after midnight of the sailing vessel Playtime reportedly hitting a submerged object in heavy fog. Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 people from sinking vessel near Whitesboro, Calif. ​[…]

Coast Guard, Maui County Fire search for missing spearfisher off Maui

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department crews are in search for a missing spearfisher the Saturday off Paia, Maui, Hawaii. Missing is Scot Williams, a 53-years-old male last seen wearing dark board shorts.​ Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Honolulu at 808-842-2600. At 10 p.m., Leer másCoast Guard, Maui County Fire search for missing spearfisher off Maui[…]

Coast Guard medevac mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON —​ A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a crewmember from a tanker vessel approximately 35 miles offshore of Freeport, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the tanker vessel Tosna Star of a 36-year-old man who was experiencing shortness of breath.​ Watchstanders consulted with Leer másCoast Guard medevac mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas[…]

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